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Bernhard Horwitz was a chess master and chess writer.
Life in GermanyEdit
Life in EnglandEdit
He moved to London in 1845. In 1846, he lost a match against visiting master Lionel Kieseritzky, and another against Howard Staunton, losing 15.5-8.5. His best chess result was winning a match against Henry Bird in 1851. He played in the first international chess tournament, London 1851, again beating Bird in the first round, but losing to Staunton in the second and getting knocked out by J. Szen in the third.
Horwitz's Chess Studies (1851), co-authored with Josef Kling, is an important work on the endgame study and endgames in general.
- Oxford Companion to Chess, 2d ed. 1992
- wikipedia:en:Bernhard Horwitz